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Global Markets BA PM - Edinburgh - £650 pd

  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: Up to £650.00 per day per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Contact: Frederick Barclay
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 26 May 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -052022-470627

Role: Global Markets BA/PM
Rate/Salary: £650 per day via Umbrella
Location: Hybrid/Edinburgh office once or twice a week
Duration: 6 months with a view to extend

My large multinational investment banking client is looking for an experienced Global Markets Business Analyst or Project Manager to sit within the Control Office within the Global Markets business.

The Control Office is a function that sites within the Global Markets business within the bank. The Control Office helps manage and control non-financial and new risks in the business, including but not limited to operational, conduct and product lifecycle risk.

The successful candidate will be fulfilling a Business Analysis & Project Management role within the Markets Customer Monitoring Programme.

Responsible For

  • Work with COOs, CCOs, Financial Crime Compliance, Middle Office and other stakeholders to design a set of controls as part of a Conduct Framework to address gaps identified during the risk assessment process in relation to Anti Money Laundering controls within Markets;
  • Work with the above-mentioned stakeholders to define an agreed set of detailed requirements, facilitating workshops to elicit requirements and to facilitate agreement where divergent opinions are raised;
  • Work with External Vendor & the bank's Technology teams to define an implementation plan and determine how the implementation can be optimized and/ or phased to put effective controls in place efficiently. Identify appropriate technology solutions to enhance control and determine where interim tactical solutions are required;
  • Draft clear and concise procedures that provide effective guidance for Control Owners and Compliance to communicate and reinforce procedure change.
  • Ensure all assessment, design and implementation activities engage an appropriate and complete set of stakeholders across relevant Markets product groups and supporting infrastructure functions and are performed within the defined scope of the programme and support its objectives;
  • Support the Programme Manager and relevant Programme Leadership Team in the creation of the appropriate programme communications for multiple levels of stakeholders;
  • Work with the MCM Programme Manager to ensure adequate delivery plans are defined and agreed with the relevant stakeholders, ensuring planning is performed at the appropriate level such that all stakeholders involved in the production of deliverables are engaged and clearly understand how their contribution meets the objectives and benefits targeted by the wider programme;
  • Actively identify, assess and manage risks and issues that arise in defining a control framework for conflicts, ensuring they are monitored and managed appropriately to minimise impact on delivery, escalating as required
  • Provide status reporting including visibility on status against milestones, and transparency of risks and issues.

Essential Experience

  • Business Analyst/PM experience (at least 5 years relevant experience in IB Front Office environment);
  • Evidence of a successful track record delivering change in a IB Front Office environment
  • Has experience of delivering non-technology driven as well as technology driven change
  • MS Excel/ PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written skills and experience of drafting policies and procedures;
  • Good communication skills and ability to operate at multiple levels, attention to detail
  • Has experience of managing senior stakeholders and ability to build strong relationships
  • Collaborative style with ability to quickly build trust and credibility;
  • Good understanding of project management and business analysis best practices, methodologies and the project lifecycle
  • Strong delivery focus.
  • IB Sales & Trading experience including an understanding of conflicts of interest, trading controls, control frameworks, risk management & regulatory demands

Please submit your CV asap and if suitable I will contact you to discuss the role.